[GRASS-dev] OSGeo Login required to get code

Vaclav Petras wenzeslaus at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 06:42:27 PST 2018

On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 1:33 AM, Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 5:16 AM, Vaclav Petras <wenzeslaus at gmail.com>
> >
> > it seems that there is some issue with authentication for Subversion.
When I
> > try to download source code using `svn checkout` I get "Authentication
> > realm: <https://svn.osgeo.org:443> OSGeo Login". This was observed on
> > computers with Ubuntu and I can reproduce that in Docker:
> >
> > ```
> > docker run -it --rm ubuntu
> > ```
> >
> > ...
> > A    trunk/lib/raster3d/test/test_raster3d_lib.h
> > Authentication realm: <https://svn.osgeo.org:443> OSGeo Login
> > Password for 'root':
> Why should it request that at all? You can anonymously checkout the
> code, can't you?

You should be able, but that's what I can't do.

> I just updated all my OSGeo SVN repos I am following, no problem at all.

Do you mean on your computer where you entered credentials in past to get
write access? That would be the difference. The two computers I mentioned
were a fresh install without someone's credentials as well as the Docker

> Another test, on Fedora 27:
> [mneteler at oboe ~ ]$ mkdir bla
> [mneteler at oboe ~ ]$ cd bla
> [mneteler at oboe bla ]$ svn co https://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass-promo
> A    grass-promo/grasslogo
> A    grass-promo/screenshots
> A    grass-promo/screenshots/wxpython
> A    grass-promo/screenshots/wxpython/location_wizard
> A    grass-promo/screenshots/wxpython/general
> A    grass-promo/screenshots/wxpython/digitization
> A    grass-promo/grassflyer
> A    grass-promo/grassflyer/flyer1
> A    grass-promo/grassflyer/flyer1/es
> A    grass-promo/grasslogo/ascii_logo_bold.svg
> A    grass-promo/screenshots/wxpython/digitization/digit-gism.png
> ...
> It does not ask me to accept the certificate nor should it (IMHO)!

It says "The certificate is not issued by a trusted authority". After
accepting permanently, it does not ask again as expected.

> Maybe some local issue at your end with the certificate introducing
> other troubles?

No idea, seems independent, but appeared at a similar time (the certificate
issue may not happen outside of Docker, not sure).

> Or, it was a temporary problem?

I can't try the other computers now, but in Docker, I still get the same

docker run -it --rm ubuntu

apt update -y
apt install -y subversion
svn checkout https://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass/trunk

Error validating server certificate for 'https://svn.osgeo.org:443':
 - The certificate is not issued by a trusted authority. Use the
   fingerprint to validate the certificate manually!
Certificate information:
 - Hostname: *.osgeo.org
 - Valid: from Apr 28 00:00:00 2016 GMT until May  1 23:59:59 2019 GMT
 - Issuer: SSL.com DV CA, www.ssl.com, SSL.com, US
 - Fingerprint: 56:50:0D:63:0F:47:10:92:7A:3A:B5:A9:83:F8:97:92:FE:D6:19:95
(R)eject, accept (t)emporarily or accept (p)ermanently?
A    trunk/misc/m.measure/main.c
A    trunk/misc/m.cogo/TODO
A    trunk/misc/m.cogo/Makefile
A    trunk/testsuite/vector/v.in.gps_test.sh
A    trunk/testsuite/Makefile
A    trunk/testsuite/README
Authentication realm: <https://svn.osgeo.org:443> OSGeo Login
Password for 'root':
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